Bucky Pizzarelli

Bucky Pizzarelli was a jazz guitarist who helped bring the sounds of the electric guitar into jazz and into popular music, beginning in the 1940s.  As a stage performer and later a studio musician, Bucky's guitar can be heard on countless recordings both by other artists as well as on his own.  He has played and endorsed several products during his career and has a special place in the history of music products as one of the first well known performers to play the Danelectro brand of guitars.

Interview Date:
November 14, 2012
Date of Birth:
January 9, 1926
Deceased Date:
April 1, 2020
Job Title:
Musician, Guitarist

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